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Originally Posted by wheresstimpy View Post

They wont be, thank you for the advice!

Only thing in that video that is wrong is the part about efficiency
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post #22 of 26
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

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Only thing in that video that is wrong is the part about efficiency

lol, i see that twocables posted about the efficiency part in the comment section on youtube thumb.gif
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post #23 of 26
If you suspect the RAM is shorting something, remove all of it and boot again.

Test the PSU while it's disconnected from everything by doing the bent paperclip test -- connect the paperclip between the green wire and either black wire next to it on the 24-pin connector. If it runs in that state, there's a good chance the PSU is OK, but it one of its voltage rails still could be bad. The only way to know for sure is by measuring each one with a multimeter (cheap digital one is fine).

Other possibilities are a heatsink that isn't making good contact with the CPU because that will cause a shutdown with no warnings, and a bad voltage regulator on the motherboard. But never rule out shorts between the motherboard and case, not just around the mounting holes (top and bottom) but also at the corners because motherboards and cases can warp slightly and cause the two to touch there.
post #24 of 26
Thread Starter 
Just wanted to say thanks again thumb.gif , replacement psu came in the mail today (same model as before), and it fired right up. I just realized that i didnt have it in a surge protector before and something is off in the electrical in this office since i get shocked every time i open the metal file cabinet or walk through the metal door. I plugged into my big surge protector this time in case that was part of it, all is good.biggrin.gif

post #25 of 26
What PSU is that does not look like a Cooler Master when its white
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post #26 of 26
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its the same as what i had before, the PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III Series 850W Modular, i was going to change it to something else, but the rma process was only 2 clicks this way. if i fry this one i will switch it up.
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